If you are putting blog content on the internet, then at some point you will have to decide whether to lock up your content and give it away.
Some bloggers protect all their work. They post a copyright notice on… Read the rest “How to Handle Unauthorized Use of Your Blog Content”
Today’s writers wear many hats. We are Tweeters, Pinteresters, YouTube-ists and most of all, bloggers. Maybe we have heard about privacy policies and COPPA, but we don’t know whether they apply to us. After all, we are not challenging Wall… Read the rest “Law 101 for Bloggers”
My recent post on Joel Friedlander’s TheBookDesigner.com
about getting permission to use lyrics has been a big hit. But a few writers have asked me for sources of public domain lyrics. I have a list below.
But first, a little… Read the rest “Sources of Public Domain Lyrics”
You have probably heard the old joke,
What do you call 1000 lawyers at the bottom of the ocean?
A good start.
Okay, that’s unfair (unless, of course, I get to choose which lawyers), but I do think there are… Read the rest “How to Get Permission to Use Images Without Paying a Fortune or a Lawyer”
Looking for a photograph of a bull elk? Or a 1890s baseball card? Or a space shot from the Apollo moon launch?
Perhaps you have searched Creative Commons images and haven’t found exactly what you want. And you don’t want… Read the rest “From Astronauts to Van Goghs: Little Known Sources for Public Domain Images”